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Crane Lake hiking

Canadian Rockies, Alberta, Canada

By lydia.crawford

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What are the activities at Crane Lake ?

Hiking

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Why choose a trail at Crane Lake?

Crane Lake is a beautiful, serene spot in the Alberta Rockies. The pristine, clear water is a deep blue and the surrounding mountains are snow-capped year-round. The lake is a popular spot for fishing, canoeing, and kayaking, and there are also several hiking trails in the area. In the winter, the lake is a popular spot for ice fishing and snowmobiling.


What are the services on site?

Rate & open hour

Access fee $ 0.00
Schedule

From sunrise to sunset

Coordinates
-110.5220204
54.5120043

What are the coordinates and address of Crane Lake?

Crane Lake
Crane Lake, Alberta, Canada

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Starting Point

The Crane Lake trails are located in the town of Rocky Mountain House, Alberta. To get to the start of the trails, take Highway 11 west out of Rocky Mountain House for about 10 km until you reach the sign for the Crane Lake Recreation Area. Turn left onto the gravel road and drive for about 2 km until you reach the parking lot.

Why visit Crane Lake

The Crane Lake area in Alberta is a beautiful place to visit, with its pristine forests and lakes. There are plenty of outdoor activities to enjoy here, such as hiking, fishing, and canoeing. The scenery is simply stunning, and it's a great place to relax and get away from the hustle and bustle of city life.

Is Crane Lake in Alberta a good place for the whole family?

Crane Lake is a good place for the whole family. There are many activities to do including fishing, swimming, and hiking.

Things not to be missed

There are plenty of activities and things to do near Crane Lake in Alberta. Some of the best include fishing, hiking, camping, and sightseeing.

-Hiking: There are a number of hiking trails in the area, including the popular Sulphur Mountain Trail. This trail climbs up to the summit of Sulphur Mountain, offering stunning views of the surrounding area.

-Fishing: Crane Lake is a popular spot for fishing, with a variety of fish species available.

-Boating: Visitors can enjoy boating on Crane Lake or one of the area's other lakes.

-Camping: There are a number of camping areas in the area, perfect for those who want to enjoy the great outdoors.

Where to eat?

1. The hidden cafe - This cafe is located in a small alleyway and is often overlooked by tourists. The cafe has a wide variety of food options and a great atmosphere.

2. The underground restaurant - This restaurant is located in the basement of a building and is often forgotten about. The restaurant has a great selection of food and drinks.

3. The rooftop restaurant - This restaurant is located on the roof of a building and offers amazing views of the city. The restaurant has a great selection of food and drinks.

4. The secret garden - This garden is located in the middle of the city and is often forgotten about. The garden has a great selection of food and drinks.

Let’s Answer Your Questions - FAQ

Is the place are families friendly?

No

Is there an information center / service center / reception?

No
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Lydia Crawford, an extraordinary woman with an insatiable zest for life, has become an inspirational figure to many through her adventures and infectious good humor. Born and raised in a small town nestled in the mountains, Lydia developed a love for the outdoors at an early age. Her childhood was filled with hiking, camping, and exploring the wilderness, experiences that shaped her into the avid outdoorswoman she is today.

She life was a celebration of adventure, joy, and the great outdoors. She lived with a fierce determination to enjoy every moment and to share that joy with others. Her legacy is one of laughter, exploration, and an unwavering love for the natural world. Lydia's spirit continues to inspire those who knew her and those who discover her story, reminding us all to embrace life with open arms and a heart full of joy.

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